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If you're thinking about running for state legislature, school board, county commission or other public office, KFB's Campaign School can teach you the nuts and bolts of campaigning and help you execute a winning campaign. 

Who should attend?

  • Current officeholders
  • Potential candidates
  • Campaign managers
  • Campaign volunteer leaders

Why should you attend?

  • Learn the nuts and bolts of campaigning
  • Receive non-partisan, unbiased guidance
  • Participate in a program with a 78% national win percentage
  • Gain confidence to execute a winning campaign

Proposed Agenda

Day 1:

8:30 a.m. Check-In and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction from Kansas Farm Bureau staff
9:15 a.m. Introduction and Outline of Seminar Agenda from AFBF Staff
10:00 a.m.

Session 1 – Consideration for the Candidate

  • Candidate Evaluation, The Electorate, Campaign Strategy, the Announcement and Your Spouse and Family.
12:00 p.m. Lunch (provided) and Mock Interviews
1:30 p.m.

Session 2 – Exploring the Issues

  • Selecting the Campaign Issues and Theme, Communicating with Voters.

Session 3 – Budget and Fundraising

  • The Campaign Budget, Fundraising and Solicitation and PAC Solicitation.

Session 4 – Campaign Tactics

  • Basic Campaign Structure, Effective Communications, Promoting the Candidate, Volunteers, Voter ID and Persuasion, GOTV.
4:30 p.m. Adjourn to Happy Hour Reception – (heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks)  

Day 2:

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Mock TV Interview Critique and Review by AFBF Staff
9:30 a.m. Conclude Session 4
12:00 p.m. Working Lunch (provided) – Kansas Campaign Finance Laws - KS Governmental Ethics Commission
1:00 p.m. Session 5 – Getting Elected
  • Identifying Voters, Early Voting, GOTV, Campaign Calendar. 
2:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Concluding Remarks  

Cost: $300, $250 for KFB members

Campaign School is limited to 20 participants.